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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:28:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 39%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 55' North, Longitude: 64° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.02 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.63 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.3"997.59 miWest0° 11' 01.8"12.63 miSouth997.86 mi
24 hours11° 26' 51.5"786.10 miEast4° 36' 13.0"316.33 miSouth850.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiThu 7:28 AM954 km593 miles515 nmEast E
MaleThu 7:28 AM1049 km652 miles566 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 7:58 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmEast E
MaduraiThu 7:58 AM1542 km958 miles832 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruThu 7:58 AM1586 km986 miles856 nmEast-northeast ENE
MumbaiThu 7:58 AM1612 km1002 miles871 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaThu 6:28 AM1620 km1007 miles875 nmSouthwest SW
PuneThu 7:58 AM1640 km1019 miles885 nmNortheast NE
ColomboThu 7:58 AM1703 km1058 miles920 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 7:58 AM1710 km1063 miles923 nmEast E

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